From: Write Nonfiction NOW!
Books don’t make authors rich. Neither do book-related products and servicesâunless the writer consistently uses marketing strategies. In today’s guest post, Kathleen Gage (@KathleenGage), an internationally recognized Internet marketing advisor, shares information on her favorite marketing toolâpodcasts.
In a perfect world, every author would make millions of dollars with each book they write. In the real world, most authors make little, if any, money from their published work. The majority earn less than a living wage.
Jennifer Baker details the truth of an authorâs earning potential in her post, Most Authors Donât Make Money from Writing Alone. She writes:
âAccording to a survey commissioned by the Authors Guild, average earnings for authors went down from 2009 to 2015. From the survey’s results, it was full-time authors with more than 15 years of experience who saw the largest drop in annual revenue from 2009 to 2015: $28,750 to $9,500 for those with 25â40 years’ experience and $25,000 to $13,500 for those with 15â25 years.â
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